Find The Best Homes in Phoenix For Sale 

Arizona homebuyers will want to put real estate in Phoenix for sale at the top of their list of considerations. The capital city of Arizona, Phoenix is home to an estimated 4.5 million people, which makes it the sixth-most populated city in the U.S. Phoenix is also the center around which 30 communities have grown in an area collectively known as the Valley of the Sun. The region has become a hub of commercial activity as more and more businesses are choosing to move here from other parts of the country - fueling the local economy. Living in Phoenix is significantly more affordable than places like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento. Overall, the cost of living in Phoenix is 5% lower than the national average. With year-round warm weather and sunshine, exciting local culture and attractions, world-class shopping and restaurants, a never-ending calendar of events and festivals, plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, over 200 golf courses, 4 major sports teams, and Cactus League spring training baseball, the metro Phoenix area has everything you could possibly want or need for a quality lifestyle. In order to navigate the market and find the right home, buyers will want to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and top-rated REALTOR® in Phoenix with over 25 years of local area experience. Cathy has the knowledge and resources across the Valley to help you uncover the most valuable homes in Phoenix for sale, explore your options, and make the best home purchase decision. Get started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here

On our website, you’ll be able to search the MLS for the most updated listings for homes in Phoenix for sale. View photos of available properties, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, save your search, receive notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria delivered directly to your email, and access current market data. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about real estate in Phoenix for sale and living in the thriving Valley of the Sun:

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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above listings for real estate in Phoenix for sale, please contact Cathy Carter. As a licensed, professional REALTOR® in Phoenix, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times and has access to the most up-to-date listings in the region. She is always the first to know when new inventory becomes available giving her buyers the advantage they need in a competitive market. 

Whether you’re looking for an urban condo situated in the heart of things, a single-family home in a quiet neighborhood or gated subdivision, a home tucked away in an exclusive golf course or waterfront community, horse property with plenty of room to roam, or a sprawling luxury estate with breathtaking views, you’re certain to find plenty of real estate in Phoenix for sale to accommodate your lifestyle and needs.  

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Intimately familiar with the greater Phoenix area, Cathy can help educate you on the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the area, school districts, surrounding area amenities, attractions, local community developments, and so much more. Narrow down your home search by having Cathy put together a list of available homes that are the best fit for your family in the area you want to live in. Feel free to contact Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in The Valley of The Sun! 

The Downtown Phoenix area in recent years has experienced a major renaissance. Restaurants, art galleries, retail shops, and all types of businesses have moved in, which has spurred a series of new developments ranging from apartment complexes to new hotels and high-rises. If you would rather live in a more suburban community, the Southeast Valley communities of Scottsdale, Chandler, Sun Lakes, Gilbert, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Mesa, Tempe, and Ahwatukee all offer their own unique personality and charm and are within easy commuting distance to Phoenix. For retirees who live on a fixed income, the Phoenix area is an ideal choice due to the region’s warm-dry climate, affordability, and numerous amenities. Property taxes are also low compared to other large metro areas.  

Insight Enterprises in Phoenix

The Phoenix metro area is one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country for technology and software companies. With operational costs 42% less than California according to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the Phoenix area has become a hub of commercial activity as more and more businesses are choosing to relocate here from other parts of the U.S. Technology and bioscience are major economic drivers in the region with health care, manufacturing, and financial services solidly growing industries. Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the area include Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services, PetSmart, Apollo Group, Insight Enterprises, ON Semiconductor, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Amkor Technology, Swift Transportation, and First Solar, just to name a few. 

Phoenix Metro Area Schools

For parents with school-age children, Phoenix is home to 325 public schools in 30 school districts along with more than 200 charter and private schools. Use the links below to find additional information on school locations, districts, websites, and attendance boundary maps:  

The Phoenix metro area's Southeast Valley has several nationally-recognized school districts filled with top-rated schools, including Chandler Unified School District, Gilbert Unified School District, Kyrene School District, Higley Unified School District, Tempe Union High School District, and Mesa Unified School District, which is the largest district in Arizona. Under Arizona’s open-enrollment law, children can attend other schools within the district or in another district by applying to that school, so families can be confident their child is receiving the best possible education. There are also plenty of higher education opportunities throughout Metro Phoenix. Arizona State University has campuses in Glendale, Mesa, Downtown Phoenix, and its main campus in Tempe. Downtown Phoenix is also home to The University of Arizona College of Medicine.  

Phoenix Art Museum

Greater Phoenix offers an abundance of art and culture. The downtown Phoenix art scene has seen major development over the past decade, and dozens of museums span the valley including the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Military Museum, Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of Phoenix, Arizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum. Popular performing arts venues include the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Arizona Opera, and Ballet Arizona, Orpheum Theatre, Dorrance Theater, and Herberger Theater Center. Concerts can be attended at Talking Stick Resort Arena and Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix, and Gammage Auditorium in Tempe (the last public building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright). The Mesa Arts Center in Mesa supports regular independent musical and theater performances.  

Shopping opportunities in Greater Phoenix include chic boutiques, high-end shopping malls, outdoor lifestyle centers, and designer outlet malls. Some of the most popular shopping destinations include Uptown Plaza (Central Phoenix), Biltmore Fashion Park and Kierland Commons (Phoenix); Scottsdale Fashion Square (Scottsdale), Chandler Fashion Center mall and Phoenix Premium Outlets (Chandler); the outdoor Santan Village lifestyle center (Gilbert); and Tempe Marketplace and Arizona Mills Outlet Mall (Tempe). "Foodies" will discover exceptional dining options in Phoenix and the East Valley from classic comfort food to ethnic cuisine to five-star restaurants too numerous to count. 

Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area

The Phoenix metro area offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities for all age groups. Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, and golfing are among the most popular activities, which can all be enjoyed year-round. McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers spectacular views and features more than 21,000 acres of pristine desert, with miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails. South Mountain Park & Preserve, the largest municipal park in the country, includes over 51 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking for all ability levels. Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a local landmark and a popular hiking destination that offers spectacular city and desert views. Salt River also provides plenty of recreational fun with bike paths and picnic areas that surround the lake.  

Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field Stadium

Sports fans have the opportunity to watch professional basketball, football, hockey, and baseball teams, as well as offseason spring training games held in the Phoenix metro area. Phoenix is one of the few cities to have professional sports teams in all major sports: Arizona Cardinals (NFL), Phoenix Suns (NBA), Phoenix Mercury (WNBA), Arizona Coyotes (NHL), Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB), and Phoenix Rising (USL). Phoenix is also the only city in the nation to host an entire spring-training league for MLB - the Cactus League. Other major sporting teams/events in the Phoenix metro area include PGA and LPGA golf, NASCAR and NHRA racing, and major marathons.

One of the top destinations for golf in the country, the Phoenix area is home to 200 golf courses. Top-rated Phoenix-area courses such as Troon North and We-Ko-Pa occupy desert landscapes while Raven Golf Club features more than 6,000 mature pine trees along its lush fairways. Other great golf clubs like Arizona Biltmore, Boulders, and Gainey Ranch are part of opulent resorts where golfers can indulge themselves with a post-round spa treatment. Check out this list of the top 35 golf courses located in Greater Phoenix, including the level of difficulty, awe factor, value/bang for your buck, course layout, service, and proximity to restaurants and activities. Phoenix is also home to some of the biggest golf tours and events in the country such as the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open, also known as the "people's open," and the "greatest show on grass.” 

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport 

Public transportation in Greater Phoenix is provided by Valley Metro, which includes trains, buses, and a rideshare program. The Valley Metro Rail is a 20-mile light rail that runs through north-central Phoenix, downtown, and eastward through Tempe and Mesa. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serves more than 100 cities with non-stop flights and over 1000 flights per day.


Whether you are interested in homes in Phoenix for sale or it’s time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving the greater Phoenix area for over two decades, Cathy provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service that’s hard to find. For buyers, Cathy has access to the most up-to-date MLS listings across the valley and is an expert at matching her client’s lifestyle needs with the perfect home. 

For sellers, Cathy has the experience and skills necessary to handle the marketing and sale of your home in order to get it sold quickly and for the highest market price. She employs the latest technology to give your property massive exposure that will drive maximum responses from buyers. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling greater Phoenix area real estate, please contact Cathy Carter today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here


RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578


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